House Of Blues Foundation
MLK Birthday Celebration
The Starlights perform "Lift Every
Voice and Sing" with the
Los Angeles Love Crusade Gospel Choir
Dr. Eugene Grigsby III, opening speaker
and director for the Center Of African American
Studies at UCLA.
Clarence Fountain and The Five
Blind Boys perform the song
One of the 500 students present
Chuck D. (Public Enemy) speaks about
the civil rights movement
Shelley Winters speaks regarding her
marching with Dr. King. As she completed
her statement the choir sings "Freedom Highway."
A dance troupe of 6 children performs
on stage with the choir as she completes her statement.
More students look on,
learning more about the history
of Dr. King
Jonathan Greer and the LA
Love Crusade Gospel Choir
Isaac Hayes speaks about his childhood
in the south and his friendship and admiration
for Dr. Martin Luther King.
Charlie Musselwhite performs an acoustic
Tina Allen, designer of the future Statue
of Liberty for South Africa unveils a new bust
of Martin Luther King, Jr. The unveiling is
performed by Academy award winner actress Alfrie Woodard.
Stevie Wonder sings "Happy Birthday" as
a tribute to Dr. King
Ron Bergen presents a House of Blues
Foundation award to Stevie Wonder.
Images forthcoming for the following:
Roscoe Lee Browne: To speak and recite poetry.
A very moving poem about the heroic acts of Harriet Tubman.
Pat Harvey: Introduce Tina Allen. This presentation will
take place on the floor in front of the stage.
IUMA / House Of Blues / MLK Birthday Celebration
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